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adv pos arth sho wri

advanced positioning shoulder and wrist arthrography

Purpose of a shoulder arthrogram rotator cuff tears, persistant pain/weakness, limited ROM
Where is the puncture site for a shoulder arthrogram? ½” inferior and lateral to the coracoid
How much contrast is used for a single contrast shoulder arthrogram? 10-12 ml
How much contrast is used for a double contrast shoulder arthrogram? 3-4 ml negative, 10-12 ml positive/air
Common radiographs done with a shoulder arthrogram include AP internal and external rotation, 30 degree AP oblique, axillary, tangential
Purpose of a wrist arthrogram trauma, persistant pain, limited ROM
How much contrast is used for a wrist arthrogram? 1.5-4 ml
Injection site for a wrist arthrogram dorsal wrist at junction of radius, scaphoid, and lunate
Types of contrast used for a wrist arthrogram single/opaque
Types of contrast used for a shoulder arthrogram single/double
Typical projections for wrist arthrograms PA, Lateral, both obliques
Created by: annaluz87